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ACCG is an informal, community-based group of diverse stakeholders that works to create fire-safe communities, healthy forests and watersheds, and sustainable local economies.

Upcoming ACCG Meetings & Events

May
31
Wed
9:00 am Planning WG Meeting @ Location TBD
Planning WG Meeting @ Location TBD
May 31 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Date has been changed due to conflict with SCALE/NFF meeting in Sacramento on May 23-24.

Upcoming Related Meetings & Events

May
31
Wed
9:00 am Forest Restoration Workshop @ American Legion Hall
Forest Restoration Workshop @ American Legion Hall
May 31 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Forest Restoration Workshop @ American Legion Hall | Sutter Creek | California | United States
Forest Restoration on Land Affected by Wildfire and Tree Mortality: There are many thousands of acres in California that need reforestation or that are potential sites for forest restoration. A wide variety of practic“`es is[...]
Jun
1
Thu
11:00 am Webinar: Going Firewise and Beyo... @ On Line Webinar
Webinar: Going Firewise and Beyo... @ On Line Webinar
Jun 1 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
About the Webinar USAA has been on a 10-year journey to find ways to underwrite homeowners insurance in the WUI.  Find out how USAA came to offer their Firewise discount, the power of positive incentives[...]
Jun
5
Mon
9:30 am EPPOC Metting @ Arnold Fire Station Conference Room
EPPOC Metting @ Arnold Fire Station Conference Room
Jun 5 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
The Ebbetts Pass Property Owners’ Council meets on the first Monday of each month at the fire station in Arnold. Attendees include representatives from all the homeowners’ associations in the area, plus representatives from local[...]
CalFire Grant and Claim Information

CalFire Grant and Claim Information

Tom Tinsely of CalFire shared the following information: CalFire SRA Fire Prevention Fee grant link –  SRA Fire Prevention Fee Grant CalFire CFIP Grant link – CFIP Grant CalFire Claim Form for damage from fire suppression – Comp Claims... read more

IN THE NEWS


Please note:  The ACCG posts a variety of articles and links related to forest and community news on this site as a public service.  Those articles and links do not necessarily reflect the views of the ACCG or scientific consensus on specific forest issues.

When spark meets sprawl: Building in wildlands increases fire risk

When spark meets sprawl: Building in wildlands increases fire risk

Rebuilding following a fire is a slow process, according to a national study by the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Only a quarter of homes are replaced within the first five years after a fire. “Building in the wildland-urban interface is fraught with peril and not just because homes and lives could be lost. The chances of sparking a wildfire is greatest near roads and homes,” said Patrícia M. Alexandre, one of the study’s authors. “This is one big reason we worry about more building, because people aren’t just building in a fire-prone environment; they increase the fire probability in that region,” she said.

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Upper Mokelumne Watershed Receives Financial Help

Upper Mokelumne Watershed Receives Financial Help

The Upper Mokelumne River Watershed got some financial help last week. The Sierra Nevada Conservancy last week approved a $500,000 grant that will support restoration of meadows and thinning of overgrown forests in the Pumpkin Hollow area not far from Cabbage Patch on Highway 4.

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US Forest Service Industry Day October 12, 2016

US Forest Service Industry Day October 12, 2016

California is experiencing a major Tree mortality crisis and your support is needed. The Forest Service is looking for help with Hazardous Tree Removal under NAICS code 115310. You will have the opportunity to meet with representatives from the SBA, the Procurement Technical Assistance Center, Army Corps of Engineers and other federal entities. Get assistance with Federal Government Contracting Registration in SAM and have other questions answered! Please join us for this important day – your support is critical

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